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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Volunteer Drivers Needed for Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

The Town of Smithtown Senior Citizens Department is in need of Volunteer Drivers for its Meals on Wheels Program. Drivers deliver hot meals to the homebound elderly in Smithtown Township Mondays through Fridays. Mileage reimbursement is available.

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Red Ribbon Week Virtual Art Gallery

Red Ribbon Week

Smithtown Horizons and Youth Bureau Hold Drug Awareness Campaign for Red Ribbon Week

The Town of Smithtown Horizons Counseling and Education Center is teaming up with the Smithtown Youth Bureau to encourage Smithtown township K-12 students to participate in a creative and fun initiative. Students are invited to create their own artwork us...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Gina

Gina

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Gina! 

Gina is a two year-old Female Domestic Short Hair who was found abandoned outside of a local grocery store. She was a little surprised and shell shocked at first, but over time,...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Town of Smithtown Dedicates Laurel Drive Park in Memory of John Baker

John Baker

Local officials, community leaders, colleagues, family and neighbors of John E. Baker came together yesterday to officially dedicate Laurel Drive Park in memory of local builder, decorated Vietnam War hero and community philanthropist John Edward Baker. O...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Smithtown Shreds 7.76 Tons of Paper

Shred Event

Over Seven Tons of Personal Documents Successfully Shredded

On Saturday, September 17th, over 250 residents delivered more than 7.76 tons of paper documents at the Town of Smithtown Municipal Services Facility during the second shredding event of 2022. The bi-annual event is hosted free of charge for residents, co...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Holly and Mistletoe

Holly and Mistletoe

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, Holly and Mistletoe! 

Holly and Mistletoe are a mother and daughter pair of Domestic Shorthair Mixes who ended up in the Animal Shelter after their previous owner became ill. Holly is...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Smithtown Water District Customers

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Fire hydrant flushing September 19 thru October 7, 2022.

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Seinfeld Kittens

Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer! 

The Seinfeld kittens are all six month-old Domestic Shorthairs who were found abandoned in a tiny carrier while in a very unhealthy state. They had...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Smithtown Goes Gold for Childhood Cancer

Childhood Cancer Tree Lighting

Town of Smithtown Hosts Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Bearing the Names of Local Children who have Battled or since Passed Away from Cancer, in Recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

On Wednesday, September 7th, 2022, local officials joined together with the Daniela Conte Foundation, Thomas Scully Foundation, Smithtown Children's Foundation, Smithtown Central School District, local parent advocate Amy Beach, families and frie...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Putting Recovery to Work

Recovery to Work

The Towns of Babylon and Smithtown Team Up to Put Recovery to Work While Fostering Recovery Friendly Workplaces

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer teamed up with Smithtown Town Supervisor Ed Wehrheim as both municipalities partner with the Gino Macchio Foundation’s Put Recovery to Work program. The initiative assists local individuals in recovery with ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Remembering September 11, 2001

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Smithtown Families, First Responders, Military & Veterans Gather for September 11th Remembrance Ceremony

On Sunday, September 11th, 2022, the Town of Smithtown, in conjunction with the Smithtown Chamber of Commerce, hosted local families of 9/11 victims, First Responders, U.S. Military and Veterans in a special September 11th Remembrance Ceremony. Rabbi Mend...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Jenna

Jenna

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, the sweet Jenna!

Jenna is a nine month-old Female Husky who is a newcomer to the Animal Shelter. She sadly moved from home to home before ending up abandoned in a park. Jenna has stunning blue ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Prince Charles

Prince Charles

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Prince Charles!

 

Prince Charles is a handsome rooster who was found wandering as a stray and never claimed. When he was first found, he was emaciated, quiet, and was going through a st...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

End of Summer Concert at Bluff

Nathan Dean and The Damn Band

Nathan Dean and The Damn Band Rock the Bluff During a Free End of
Summer Concert

The Kings Park Bluff was transformed into an outdoor concert venue on Saturday, as Nathan Dean and The Damn Band finished up their Nationwide Tour, along Bootleggers Trail with Bootsie Magou Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The free concert was hosted courtesy o...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Louise

Louise

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Louise! 

Louise is a seven-to-eight year-old Female Domestic Shorthair who was found as a stray by a Good Samaritan. The second she arrived at the Animal Shelter, she was already looki...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

500+ Kids Enjoy Field of Heroes Ball Clinic

Field of Heroes

Former Major League Baseball Stars Coach over 500 Kids During the “Field of Heroes” Youth Baseball Clinic at Daniel J. Flynn Memorial Park

Over 500 local youths turned out to spend the day honing their crafts on the ball field at Flynn Memorial Park on Sunday. The event; held on Sunday August 21st, was hosted by Smithtown Supervisor Ed Wehrheim and New York State Senator Mario R. Mattera, an...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Blaze

Blaze

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Blaze!

Blaze is a nine-to-ten year-old Male Pit Mix who has been a longtime resident of the Animal Shelter. He was rescued by Animal Control Officers after he was found abandoned and left in a ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

National Safe Digging Day

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National Grid Reminds Customers to Call 811 Before Digging

Nationally, every nine minutes an underground utility line is damaged because someone did not contact 811 before digging. August 11 marks National 811 Safe Digging Day. To mark the occasion, National Grid is reminding customers and contractors nationwide ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Betty Boop

Betty Boop

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Betty Boop!

Betty Boop is a ten-to-twelve year-old Female Pit Mix who has been a resident of the Animal Shelter for almost three years. She is a low-key and very loving girl who is a big fan of...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Crafters Needed For Tender Years Treasury

Tender Years Treasury

Smithtown Senior Citizens Department Seeks Senior Residents to Craft Items for Tender Years Treasury Event

The Smithtown Senior Citizens and Smithtown Recreation Departments are looking for crafters for the Tender Years Treasury event on Saturday, December 3rd from 10AM to 1PM at the Senior Citizens Department, located at 420 Middle Country Road in Smithtown.&...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Dexy

Dexy

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Dexy! 

Dexy is a Female Domestic Shorthair Mix who is just under a year old. She was found as a stray, along with her kittens, and in her short time in the Animal Shelter, she has alre...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Katniss, Mags, and Rue

Katniss, Mags, and Rue

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, Katniss, Mags, and Rue!

Katniss, Mags, and Rue are a set of Rex Mix rabbit sisters who were left abandoned to fend for themselves in Blydenburgh Park. Parks employees rescued them and brought ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

6th Annual Pizza Box Top Project

Pizza Box Sticker

Horizons and Youth Bureau Kick-Off the 6th Annual Pizza Box Top Campaign to Combat Underage Drinking

The Town of Smithtown Horizons Counseling and Education Center and Smithtown Youth Bureau, in conjunction with the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, launched the 6th Annual Pizza Box Top campaign on Thursday, July 21st at the Town of Smithtown Horizo...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Rosie and Tabitha

Rosie and Tabitha

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, Rosie and Tabitha! 

Rosie (Tortoiseshell) and Tabitha (Calico) are a pair of twelve-to-thirteen year-old Female Domestic Shorthair sisters who came to the Animal Shelter after their m...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Reilly and DJ

Reilly and DJ

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, Reilly and DJ! 

Reilly (Orange Tabby) and DJ (Black) are a pair of three year-old Domestic Shorthair brothers who absolutely adore each other. They arrived at the Animal Shelter after...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Street Dedication Honoring Local 9-11 First Responder

Street Dedication

Town & State Officials Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Kings Park Native & FDNY Firefighter James J. Hurson with Street Dedication Ceremony

State and Town Officials joined with members of the Hurson Family, FDNY, Kings Park Boy Scout Troop 75, Greenlawn American Legion Riders, and a sea of community members on Saturday in a ceremonial street dedication and unveiling honoring the life and lega...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Long Beach Concert Stage Dedication

Don Misuraca

Town Officials Dedicate Long Beach Concert Stage in Memory of Beloved Employee Don Misuraca

Smithtown Supervisor Ed Wehrheim took to the stage at Long Beach Friday night to unveil a plaque atop of the new concert stage, formally dedicating it to Parks Labor Crew Leader II Don Misuraca. On Friday, July 8th, Supervisor Wehrheim led the opening cer...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Smithtown Pet of the Week

King James

King James

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, King James!

King James is a handsome rooster who was found wandering as a stray and never claimed. He is a big boy who loves his treats! He will follow you around and cluck to get your attentio...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Bringing the Light Back to Main Street

Smithtown Performing Arts Center

Smithtown Community Unites with Local Officials to Unveil Major Restoration Effort of the Smithtown Performing Arts Center

Elected Officials united with the Smithtown arts and local business community last week, nine months to the date after the initial call to action to help save the Main Street Theater. On Wednesday, June 8th, Smithtown Supervisor Ed Wehrheim, together with...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Smithtown Pets of the Week

Chewy and Mando

Chewy and Mando

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pets of the Week, Chewy and Mando! 

Chewy (orange) and Mando (grey) are a pair of one and a half year-old Domestic Short Hair cats who are named after two classic Star Wars characters; Chewbacca and th...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Gaynor Park Little League Field Ribbon Cutting

Gaynor Ribbon Cutting

Town of Smithtown & St. James Smithtown Little League Celebrate New Ballfield and Improvements in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Town of Smithtown Elected Officials, Recreation Department, and Parks, Buildings & Grounds joined together with the St. James Smithtown Little League, Former Mets MLB star & current Hofstra Head Coach Frank Catalanotto, Former NFL Star Marty Lyons...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Smithtown Director of Parks to be Honored

Joe Arico

Smithtown Department of Parks, Buildings & Grounds Director Joseph Arico to Receive “Partner in History” Award at the 2022 Smithtown Historical Society Annual Heritage Ball

Director of Parks Joseph Arico has been tapped by the Smithtown Historical Society to receive the 2022 Partner in History Award during the annual Heritage Ball gala. On Friday, June 3rd, 2022, the Smithtown Historical Society hosted a breakfast where the ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Adopt with a Cop

Adopt with a Cop

Smithtown Animal Shelter Partners with Suffolk County Police Department in the First ‘Adopt with a Cop’ Initiative to Help Find Permanent Homes for Rescue Animals

The Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter partnered with the Suffolk County Police in the first Adopt with a Cop initiative, a new program where local law enforcement interact with rescue animals to help find deserving pets fur-ever homes. The Adopt with a Cop...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Lt. Percy Forman Named 2022 Memorial Day Grand Marshal

Memorial Day Grand Marshal

During World War II, 58 members of the Smithtown Fire Department were a part of the armed forces defending our nation. All returned home safely, save Lt. Percy Forman. This year, on the first occasion of the Smithtown Fire Department’s hosting o...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Free Home Repair Services for Senior Citizens

Repair Flyer

Smithtown Senior Citizens Department Residential Repair Program Provided to Residents Over the Age of 60

Smithtown’s seniors in need of minor household repairs can contact the Town of Smithtown Senior Citizens Department to take advantage of the Residential Repair Program. In addition to a series of other household assistance services available to ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Smithtown Public Safety Awards Ceremony

Public Safety Awards

Smithtown Department of Public Safety Honors Outstanding Officers in Annual Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, May 12th, 2022, the Town of Smithtown Department of Public Safety, together with Elected Officials, presented awards to five of its members for exceptional dedication and commitment to the job. Park Ranger Susan Saviano was presented with the...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Smithtown Town Hall Makeover

Town Hall

Renovations at Town Hall Completed

Renovations to Smithtown Town Hall were completed on Friday, just in time for the warmer weather. The project included interior and exterior repairs, improved handicap accessibility, and made major infrastructure and traffic safety improvements to portion...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Smithtown Gears Up to Play Ball

Gaynor Park

Synthetic Turf Sports Fields at Gaynor & Moriches Park

The Town of Smithtown Parks Department is scheduled to complete the main Little League field at Gaynor Park in the coming week for local, young athletes and their families to enjoy in time for the season. In addition to this renovation, construction of th...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Online Parking Permits

Permit

Renew or Obtain the New Resident Parking Permit Sticker Online to Enjoy Town Parks and Beaches Without the Hassle

Town of Smithtown residents can now renew or obtain parking permits (vehicle window sticker) from the comfort of home. The permit allows residents to park registered vehicles at Town parks, beaches and public facilities within the township. The Town Clerk...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

A Sappy Happy Maple Sugaring Season

Maple Syrup Program

The Town of Smithtown Closes Another Successful Maple Sugaring Season, Packed with Education and Delicious Fun

Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve hosted another successful season of maple sugaring for families, scout troops and nature enthusiasts. This unique educational program, available to the general public, teaches the ancient process of making maple syrup/sugar, whic...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

10,000 At-Home Covid Kits Distributed to Most Vulnerable, Paving a Path to Normalcy

10ktits

Over 10K At-Home Covid Test Kits From Suffolk County Distributed to Smithtown's Vulnerable Population to Ensure a Safe Return to Normalcy

County and Town officials joined together with not-for-profits and community organizations at the Smithtown Senior Center on Friday morning to announce the distribution of over 10,000 at-home Covid Test Kits to seniors and other vulnerable popula...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

At-Home Covid Test Distribution

Sienna Village Covid Tests

The Town of Smithtown successfully distributed over two thousand at-home Covid test kits to the most vulnerable population within the township. On Wednesday, February 9th, Town staff picked up 2,552 test kits from Suffolk County at the Department of Fire,...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Supervisor Wehrheim Addresses the State of the Town

State of the Town

As we embark on a new year together, I’d like to begin by expressing what an honor it is to serve another term as your Town Supervisor. Also, I hope you’ll join me in congratulating my fellow elected Board Members, Tom McCarthy & L...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Smithtown Senior Center Team Pays it Forward

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Smithtown Senior Citizens Center Employees donate Teddy Bears to Children spending Christmas in the Pediatric Unit at St Charles Hospital

Smithtown NY: The team at the Smithtown Senior Citizens Center delivered approximately 50 teddy bears to St Catherine’s of Siena today. From there, they will make their journey to St Charles Hospital Pediatrics unit, where each will fin...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Smithtown Senior Citizens Department Expands Medical Alert Program

The Smithtown Senior Citizens Department is pleased to announce that it has recently expanded its Medical Alert Program. In addition to offering in-home medical alert monitoring services, residents now have the option to choose a GPS enabled system that t...

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